Question: Where do I find information on a country's political risk, etc.?
Political Risk is “the risk of operating or investing in a country where political changes may have an adverse impact on earnings or returns.”
Go to the Virtual Business Library's Country Information section for links to useful resources, including the following suggested resources:
BMI Research: Provides market research reports on 24 industries and 200 global markets. Includes economic and political risk ratings and analysis, and macroeconomic analysis and forecasts. Go to the Services tab and choose Country Risk, select a country, or go into the Data and Forecasting tab to see Country Risk charts. New political, economic and business risk reports are added each month.
EIU Country Risk Service: Provides continuously updated political, economic, and financial risk analysis for over 100 countries.
Political Risk Yearbook and CountryData: Political Risk Services (PRS) measures and forecasts Political Risk. It uses over 75 variables for more than 150 countries. Updated monthly with archives back to 1984.